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So you think you know beer?
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Just because you hang out at HopCat and have been to every brewery in metro Detroit doesn't make you a beer expert. But taking a class by Know Beer will.
Yessian gets behind the music at One World Observatory
Thursday, July 09, 2015
Yessian Music is a music and sound production company headquartered in Farmington Hills that works on high-profile projects with major clients all over the world. Their latest triumph is the Old World Observatory in New York.
Michigan-born businesses don't have to wander far from home to find more success
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
When it comes to expansion and finding continued success, multiple popular Michigan-born businesses decided to keep their operations close to home by expanding right here in the state.
Opinion: Want to make a big impact on Michigan's economy? Think small
Thursday, June 18, 2015
Typically, the Mackinac Policy Conference is about big things -- big ideas, big names, and big companies. This year, Rachel Lutz and some Detroit small business colleagues thought it would be fun to bring some small ideas, small names, and small companies to the high-profile gathering.
Freewheeling in Windsor: A short journey to the deep south of Canada
Aaron Mondry & Matthew Lewis
Thursday, June 04, 2015
Windsor, Ontario is closer to downtown Detroit than its suburbs, yet so few of us take the time to explore this charming city to our south. Last month, we decided to go there with open minds and virtually no plans to see what we've been missing.
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An Early Morning Visit to Detroit's Eastern Market
Cass Corridor Films
Thursday, July 10, 2014
Every weekday, Detroit's Eastern Market is buzzing with action while most of us are still sleeping. Cass Corridor Films got up early to follow Slow Jams, a producer of artisan jams, on a quest for locally grown herbs at the wholesale market.
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Children's boutique brings gear, garments, and guidance to downtown Plymouth
After nearly a decade of selling baby gear and children's clothing, Ann Arbor's Kerrytown retailer Elephant Ears has moved to downtown Plymouth, expanding its reach into metro Detroit.
Wok Asian Bistro opens in downtown Northville
Royal Oak bar, O'Toole's, opening in Rochester
New dog bone business builds on downtown Plymouth's dog-friendly
The Robot Garage, an educational fun spot for kids, to open third location in Grosse Pointe Park
Tattoo lifestyle brand Ink Addict opens store in downtown Ferndale
Women's boutique opens in downtown Farmington
Birmingham builds reputation as home store destination
Bark Avenue Play & Stay adds second location
The Office Coffee Shop in Royal Oak updates co-working concept
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Gerry Weinberg & Associates consolidates growing staff into larger office
Gerry Weinberg & Associates is consolidating its home office in Southfield, going from two suites in the office building at 29201 Telegraph Rd. to one larger one.
Triune Specialty Trailers grows through client diversity
Media Genesis grows thanks to focus on startups with high growth potential
Boutique PR firm, Identity, grows thanks to creative vision and streamline operations
JVS launches eCycle Opportunities to create low-barrier jobs
Entrepreneurial engineers score $5K in #hack4detroit
S.E.T. Products turns Detroit blight into thriving board-up business
ElimiTix makes fighting traffic tickets easier, cheaper
Littlite aims for South America for international expansion
Sunscreen Mist adds convenience to sunscreen application
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Asian mega mart opens in Madison Heights
This week, an Asian foods superstore called 168 Asian Mart opened at 32393 John R (just north of 13 Mile).
Source: Detroit Free Press
Check out these techs. Google Demo investors will.
A call for unifying Michigan's "three economies"
Source: Michigan Radio
Ferndale thrift store advises how to "dress for success"
Source: Life On Mars
How do you build an innovative, entrepreneurial community?
Source: The Atlantic Cities
The Atlantic magazine is looking for a few good start-ups
Source: The Atlantic
Rochester company's expansion profiled in NY Times article
Source: The New York Times
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